FLORENCE, ITALY — An army of enormous Transformer-like robots stood guard at the Fortezza da Basso during last week’s Pitti Immagine Uomo here, providing a metaphor for both Pitti organizers and Italian men’s wear companies ready to protect their ground.
It was hardly doomsday, but vendors and retailers during the four-day event showed restraint while expressing subdued optimism, a mood spurred by encouraging pre-fall sales but tempered by economic reality.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"